Scottish composer, passionate about fighting climate change and racism. Wide experience of writing for all levels from children to professionals. Previous commissions include Wimbledon Choral Society, Beaconsfield Choir Festival + more.
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Chris Hutchings is a composer based in Edinburgh; his works have been performed around the world and won several prizes. In 2019, "Where are my unnumbered days?" won the first prize at Murau International Music Festival, Austria, and the Wicker Park Singers composition competition in Chicago, and other works have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4. "Let Them Not Say" has been shortlisted for a Scottish New Music Award. In 2021 he won Kantos Choir's composition competition "Snow on Snow". He has received commissions from several choirs in the USA and UK.
Hear recordings of Chris' work at soundcloud.com/hutchingsmusic.
Chris is also passionate about fighting climate change - see choirsforclimate.com - and racism and prejudice - see choirsagainstracism.com. Both of those projects include a significant number of pieces made available under Creative Commons licenses to use for campaigning or fundraising for associated causes.
Chris has written many successful commissions in the past, for:
the National Library of Scotland
Beaconsfield Choir Festival
Wimbledon Choral Society
The Edinburgh Singers
Napier University Chamber Choir
St Giles' Cathedral Choir
Sound and Music
Deutscher Chor of London
You can see full details and hear recordings of commissioned works at Chris' website.